POLICE took a man into custody after the emergency services were called to Worcester Bridge. 

A spokesperson for Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said a man was "threatening to jump" into the River Severn.

The spokesperson said a crew from Worcester Fire Station and boat crews from Hereford and Evesham were called at 10.32pm on Sunday night (September 17).

"An adult male, who was threatening to jump into the water, was taken into police custody," the spokesperson said. 

"Ambulance also attended."

Firefighters left the scene just after 11pm. 

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